Souravli

Summary

The souravli (Greek: σουραύλι; Cretan Greek: θιαμπόλι thiamboli, or φιαμπόλι fiamboli) is a Greek folk instrument, a type of a fipple flute made of reed or wood. It has a 2 octave ambitus.

A double flute is called a disavli (δισαύλι), one with no holes and the other one having holes to play the melody.

In Cyclades, the souravli is very widespread, especially in the Greek island of Naxos.

See also

References

  • Traditional Greek instruments
  • Musipedia: Σουραύλι
  • Musipedia: Θιαμπόλι